Tonight’s flick is the legendary Peter Medak chiller, The Changeling.
The film was released in 1980 and went on to draw generally favorable critical reviews. It also snagged a series of awards, including a Fantafestival for George C. Scott as Best Actor and a very, very dedicated legion of followers.
In addition to George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh and John Colicos also star.
Now, here’s the synopsis, and directly below that, the film in its entirety!
Synopsis: It was the perfect family vacation for composer John Russell and his family when a freak automobile accident claims the lives of his wife and daughter. Consumed by grief, John, at the request of friends, rents an old turn of the century house. Mammoth in size, the house seems all the room that John needs to write music and reflect. He does not realize that he is not alone in the house. He shares it with the spirit of a murdered child who has homed in on John’s despair and uses him to uncover decades of silence and deceit. With the help of Claire Norman, the one who aided John in procuring the house, they race to find the answers and soon learn that a devious and very powerful man guards them.